The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 503 384 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.95% 5.82% 5.63%
As % of the System Software category 58.76% 49.93% 51.05%
Number of salaries quoted 435 320 439
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
856 769 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.83% 11.65% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 678 608 827
Average salary £40,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the East of England

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -8 132 £42,500 +34.92% 17
Essex +6 130 £32,000 +6.66% 14
Cambridgeshire +6 125 £27,000 -16.92% 19
Bedfordshire +5 46 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Suffolk +13 43 £27,000 -28.00% 4
Norfolk +29 40 £30,000 +25.00% 8
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 841 (80.32%) Windows
2 643 (61.41%) Microsoft
3 391 (37.34%) MS Exchange
4 387 (36.96%) VMware
5 328 (31.33%) MS Excel
6 306 (29.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 263 (25.12%) Firewall
8 262 (25.02%) DNS
9 248 (23.69%) ITIL
10 247 (23.59%) Citrix
11 239 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 230 (21.97%) Cisco
12 230 (21.97%) MS Office
13 209 (19.96%) Microsoft Certification
14 207 (19.77%) Windows Server 2012
15 191 (18.24%) Windows 7
16 188 (17.96%) DHCP
17 182 (17.38%) SQL Server
17 182 (17.38%) Exchange Server 2010
18 170 (16.24%) SAN
19 159 (15.19%) SQL
20 146 (13.94%) Windows Server 2003
20 146 (13.94%) Exchange Server 2007
21 138 (13.18%) Windows XP
22 132 (12.61%) Linux
23 128 (12.23%) Hyper-V
24 127 (12.13%) TCP/IP
25 119 (11.37%) WAN
26 118 (11.27%) Finance
27 117 (11.17%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 391 (37.34%) MS Exchange
2 182 (17.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 146 (13.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 93 (8.88%) IIS
5 91 (8.69%) SharePoint
6 78 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 75 (7.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 61 (5.83%) Lync
9 24 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 19 (1.81%) Apache
11 15 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.96%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.86%) JBoss
13 9 (0.86%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
14 8 (0.76%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.57%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.57%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 6 (0.57%) WorkSite
15 6 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 328 (31.33%) MS Excel
2 230 (21.97%) MS Office
3 8 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.19%) MS Project
6 1 (0.096%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.76%) RiskWrite
2 7 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.29%) CA Clarity
5 2 (0.19%) AWD
5 2 (0.19%) Maximo
6 1 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.096%) Magento
6 1 (0.096%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.096%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 49 (4.68%) Office 365
2 42 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.91%) SaaS
5 13 (1.24%) PaaS
5 13 (1.24%) IaaS
6 9 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.76%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.48%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 263 (25.12%) Firewall
2 262 (25.02%) DNS
3 188 (17.96%) DHCP
4 170 (16.24%) SAN
5 127 (12.13%) TCP/IP
6 119 (11.37%) WAN
7 109 (10.41%) VPN
8 107 (10.22%) LAN
9 82 (7.83%) VoIP
10 41 (3.92%) Internet
11 39 (3.72%) FTP
12 32 (3.06%) NAS
13 31 (2.96%) MPLS
14 30 (2.87%) Wireless
15 23 (2.20%) VLAN
15 23 (2.20%) iSCSI
15 23 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (1.62%) LDAP
17 16 (1.53%) Fibre Channel
18 15 (1.43%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (17.38%) SQL Server
2 56 (5.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (2.77%) Oracle Database
3 29 (2.77%) SQL Server 2000
4 17 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (1.62%) RDBMS
4 17 (1.62%) Relational Database
5 16 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (1.05%) Big Data
7 10 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.67%) MySQL
10 6 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.29%) NonStop SQL
13 3 (0.29%) Text Mining
14 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (0.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (0.29%) Hudson
3 3 (0.29%) Ant
3 3 (0.29%) Subversion
4 2 (0.19%) MSI
4 2 (0.19%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 118 (11.27%) Finance
2 31 (2.96%) Retail
3 28 (2.67%) Law
4 24 (2.29%) Manufacturing
5 19 (1.81%) Telecoms
5 19 (1.81%) Banking
6 17 (1.62%) Back Office
7 9 (0.86%) Legal
8 6 (0.57%) Automotive
8 6 (0.57%) Electronics
8 6 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (0.57%) Publishing
9 5 (0.48%) Advertising
10 2 (0.19%) Military
10 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.19%) Local Government
10 2 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 229 (21.87%) Analyst
2 182 (17.38%) Support Engineer
3 146 (13.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 117 (11.17%) Support Analyst
5 104 (9.93%) IT Support
6 92 (8.79%) Administrator
7 71 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
8 70 (6.69%) Service Analyst
9 69 (6.59%) Service Desk Analyst
10 57 (5.44%) Network Engineer
11 56 (5.35%) Systems Administrator
12 54 (5.16%) Architect
13 48 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
14 47 (4.49%) Consultant
15 45 (4.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 42 (4.01%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 40 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 39 (3.72%) Desktop Support
19 37 (3.53%) IT Support Engineer
20 33 (3.15%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.67%) Web Services
2 24 (2.29%) .NET
3 23 (2.20%) J2EE
4 21 (2.01%) Middleware
5 15 (1.43%) HTML
6 14 (1.34%) CSS
7 12 (1.15%) XML
8 9 (0.86%) SAML
8 9 (0.86%) X-Windows
9 8 (0.76%) ASP.NET
9 8 (0.76%) COM
10 7 (0.67%) SOAP
10 7 (0.67%) jQuery
10 7 (0.67%) WCF
11 6 (0.57%) Application Packaging
12 5 (0.48%) RESTful
12 5 (0.48%) LAMP
13 4 (0.38%) XMPP
13 4 (0.38%) SailPoint
13 4 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 101 (9.65%) Blackberry
2 78 (7.45%) Clustering
3 60 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.01%) Mathematics
5 20 (1.91%) Computer Science
6 19 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
7 18 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 17 (1.62%) Open Source
9 14 (1.34%) Replication
10 11 (1.05%) iPad
11 10 (0.96%) Statistics
12 9 (0.86%) FMCG
12 9 (0.86%) Thin Client
12 9 (0.86%) Fat Client
13 8 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.76%) PDA
13 8 (0.76%) CMDB
14 6 (0.57%) PKI
14 6 (0.57%) AS400
15 5 (0.48%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 841 (80.32%) Windows
2 306 (29.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 207 (19.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 191 (18.24%) Windows 7
5 146 (13.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 138 (13.18%) Windows XP
7 132 (12.61%) Linux
8 82 (7.83%) Windows 8
9 49 (4.68%) UNIX
10 34 (3.25%) Windows 2000
11 28 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (2.29%) Android
13 19 (1.81%) Windows Vista
14 15 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
14 15 (1.43%) CentOS
15 13 (1.24%) Apple iOS
16 10 (0.96%) Mac OS X
17 9 (0.86%) Solaris
18 7 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
18 7 (0.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (23.69%) ITIL
2 87 (8.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 63 (6.02%) Service Delivery
4 60 (5.73%) Project Management
5 58 (5.54%) Asset Management
6 48 (4.58%) Migration
7 45 (4.30%) Incident Management
8 42 (4.01%) Service Management
9 33 (3.15%) Change Management
9 33 (3.15%) E-Commerce
9 33 (3.15%) Mentoring
10 29 (2.77%) Time Management
11 28 (2.67%) PRINCE2
12 26 (2.48%) Identity Management
13 24 (2.29%) Load Balancing
13 24 (2.29%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (2.29%) Change Control
14 23 (2.20%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (2.20%) Document Management
15 22 (2.10%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 159 (15.19%) SQL
2 77 (7.35%) PowerShell
3 28 (2.67%) VBScript
3 28 (2.67%) Python
4 26 (2.48%) Java
5 25 (2.39%) C
6 24 (2.29%) C#
7 21 (2.01%) JavaScript
8 20 (1.91%) Perl
9 18 (1.72%) Shell Script
10 15 (1.43%) VB
11 14 (1.34%) T-SQL
12 10 (0.96%) PHP
13 9 (0.86%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.67%) C++
14 7 (0.67%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.29%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.29%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 2 (0.19%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.096%) Jython
Qualifications
1 209 (19.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 117 (11.17%) MCSE
3 104 (9.93%) Degree
4 95 (9.07%) Cisco Certification
5 91 (8.69%) MCITP
6 83 (7.93%) MCP
7 80 (7.64%) MCSA
8 67 (6.40%) CCNA
9 51 (4.87%) Security Cleared
10 47 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
11 46 (4.39%) CCNP
12 43 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 40 (3.82%) SC Cleared
14 20 (1.91%) VCP5
14 20 (1.91%) MCTS
15 18 (1.72%) MCDST
16 16 (1.53%) CISSP
17 12 (1.15%) A+ Certification
18 11 (1.05%) VCP4
19 10 (0.96%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (7.74%) SLA
2 13 (1.24%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.38%) QA
4 4 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.096%) Solvency II
System Software
1 239 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 128 (12.23%) Hyper-V
3 85 (8.12%) vSphere
4 73 (6.97%) VMware ESX
5 71 (6.78%) XenApp
6 61 (5.83%) XenDesktop
7 26 (2.48%) vCloud
8 20 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (1.53%) Terminal Services
10 11 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.96%) Xen
11 10 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (0.96%) XenServer
12 6 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.38%) MetaFrame
14 4 (0.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
15 3 (0.29%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.29%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 93 (8.88%) SCCM
2 64 (6.11%) Backup Exec
3 54 (5.16%) SCOM
4 33 (3.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 32 (3.06%) NetBackup
6 16 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 14 (1.34%) WSUS
8 12 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 7 (0.67%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (0.57%) Tivoli
10 6 (0.57%) ZENworks
11 5 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.48%) Puppet
11 5 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 4 (0.38%) SCSM
12 4 (0.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 4 (0.38%) Novell Identity Manager
13 3 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 643 (61.41%) Microsoft
2 387 (36.96%) VMware
3 247 (23.59%) Citrix
4 230 (21.97%) Cisco
5 81 (7.74%) HP
6 79 (7.55%) Symantec
7 56 (5.35%) Oracle
8 41 (3.92%) Sophos
9 30 (2.87%) IBM
10 28 (2.67%) Veritas
11 25 (2.39%) Apple
12 24 (2.29%) Red Hat
12 24 (2.29%) Dell
12 24 (2.29%) SolarWinds
13 22 (2.10%) EMC
14 20 (1.91%) Mitel
15 19 (1.81%) SAP
16 18 (1.72%) NetApp
16 18 (1.72%) SonicWALL
17 17 (1.62%) Intel
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harris Global
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £23000 - £28000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Hays UK - Gyron
Salary: benefits and additional training
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £17,000-£18,000pa + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Certification Training + Great Ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + travel + expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + An excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago